Friday, 26 October 2018

FPL: Five to watch in GW10 – Make friends with Salah?

After the Champions League brought mixed returns for English clubs, attention turns back to the Premier League as the latest round of fixtures brings some interesting fantasy football predicaments.

A relatively quiet game week 9 heralded an average of just 43. Many of the big hitters didn't fire and clean sheets were the order of the day but can we expect any different this week? I'm here to try and find five players to turn your arrows green by Tuesday morning. With Tottenham and Man City clashing on Monday night and some tricky looking fixtures for the other sides at the top of the table, we have to dig a little deeper to find out fortune this week.

In some cases, anyway...

1) Mo Salah (Liverpool, Midfield, £12.8m)

We've all seen the debate around Mo Salah. Would he score as many as last season? That success gave him the dubious honour of being the priciest player in the FPL game at £13m, a large chunk of anybody's budget. It did mean that any slump in form would not be tolerated by the FPL faithful and a small barren spell coupled with being an injury doubt has seen his ownership fall by almost 800,000 teams. His price is now only slightly better at £12.8m but with Liverpool at home to Cardiff, he's the obvious choice for captaincy this weekend.

Read the full article on The Offside Rule Pod